Three men have escaped death in a serious Motor accident that occurred at Igbariam Junction, along the Nteje- Awka expressway, Anambra State.
The accident involved a Mercedes Benz Tipper with registration number JJT861XA, and a black coloured Ford Edge with the number number KWC89AU.
Confirming the incident, Sector Public Education Officer, Federal Road Safety Corps, Anambra State, RC Pascal A. Anigbo attributed the accident to wrongful overtaking on the major road.
“At about 9.05am today Tuesday 4 August, 2020 a serious Road Traffic Crash involving a Mercedes Benz 1513 Tipper with registration number JJT861XA and a black coloured Ford Edge with enlistment number KWC89AU was recorded at Igbariam Junction, along Nteje-Awka expressway.
“The crash which was reportedly caused by Wrongful Overtaking also involved Three (3) adult males. Two (2) sustained some degree of injuries. No death was recorded. The injured victims were rushed to Chira Hospital, Awkuzu by FRSC rescue team from Nteje Unit Command. Traffic control is on going at the crash scene, while arrangement is being made for clearing of the obstruction caused.
“The Sector Commander Federal Road Safety Corps Anambra State, CC Andrew A. Kumapayi admonishes motorists to always drive defensively and tolerate other road users. Drivers should overtake only when it is safe to do so. He wishes the injured victims quick recovery.”